Excellent4.1

29% of customers recommended from 38 ratings

Columbus Direct offers travel insurance policies to UK residents looking for travel protection for single trips and annual multi-trips across the globe. Columbus Direct is a specialist travel insurance intermediary which means it can adapt with the demands and needs of travellers, should they wish to go backpacking, enjoy winter sports or lie in the sun.

Compare Columbus Direct Travel Insurance

Columbus Bronze
Policy Details
Medical: £5,000,000, Cancellation: £1,000
Cover Options
Airline Failure, Existing Medical Conditions & Cancellation
Maximum Trip Length
365 days
Columbus Gold
Policy Details
Medical: £15,000,000, Cancellation: £5,000
Cover Options
Airline Failure, Baggage, Existing Medical Conditions & Cancellation
Maximum Trip Length
365 days
Columbus Silver
Policy Details
Medical: £10,000,000, Cancellation: £3,000
Cover Options
Airline Failure, Baggage, Existing Medical Conditions & Cancellation
Maximum Trip Length
365 days
Columbus Silver
Policy Details
Medical: £10,000,000, Cancellation: £3,000
Cover Options
Airline Failure, Baggage, Existing Medical Conditions & Cancellation
Maximum Trip Length
60 days
Columbus Globetrotter
Policy Details
Medical: £1,000,000, Cancellation: £1,000
Cover Options
Baggage & Cancellation
Maximum Trip Length
304 days
Columbus Pioneer
Policy Details
Medical: £10,000,000, Cancellation: £2,000
Cover Options
Baggage & Cancellation
Maximum Trip Length
31 days
Columbus Traveller
Policy Details
Medical: £5,000,000, Cancellation: £500
Cover Options
Baggage & Cancellation
Maximum Trip Length
31 days
Columbus Voyager
Policy Details
Medical: £10,000,000, Cancellation: £1,000
Cover Options
Baggage & Cancellation
Maximum Trip Length
31 days
Columbus Pioneer
Policy Details
Medical: £10,000,000, Cancellation: £2,000
Cover Options
Baggage & Cancellation
Maximum Trip Length
31 days
Columbus Traveller
Policy Details
Medical: £5,000,000, Cancellation: £500
Cover Options
Baggage & Cancellation
Maximum Trip Length
31 days
Columbus Voyager
Policy Details
Medical: £10,000,000, Cancellation: £1,000
Cover Options
Baggage & Cancellation
Maximum Trip Length
31 days

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Columbus Direct Travel Insurance Reviews

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Columbus Direct travel insurance

Poor

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We have had a very bad experience with this firm. We claimed on an annual travel policy last September when my wife's father was taken to hospital (he subsequently died). Claims are handled by a separate company called Global Claims Services Ltd. Though we have provided a load of info to this outfit, they continually come back asking for more - including stuff they've already received. I think they are just playing games, hoping that we'll lose interest and drop the claim. Think twice before you choose Columbus.

by , 22 Feb 2013 report review

Columbus travel insurance

Satisfactory

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Did have to fight to get compensation when Thailand was flooded and I have to postpone my travel - but I did win in the end

Meant to be a good brand

They massively inflate each year - can get it half the price online

by , 1 Jul 2013 report review

Columbus Travel insurance - cheap but unhelpful

Satisfactory

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The policies are great value but when making a claim due to a travelling companion being too ill to travel they were less than helpful.

Price

poor service when claiming

by , 29 Jun 2013 report review

Columbus Direct Annual Travel Insurance

Excellent

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Recommended by marcos27

We need an annual worlwide travel insurance that will cover our family, Mum & Dad and three daughters aged 21, 15 and 8; in all eventualities. Columbus always comes out best for us. We have been with them for about five years and have been able to add on winter sports at short notice for the 15 year old, plus full cover already in place for trips to Europe, Russia, Africa and Latin America with no problems (including generous longer stay cover) and an excellent customer service centre with real people on hand in event of problems and claims. Meanwhile my bank having scrapped its generous credit card use abroad policy replaced it with a miserly "free" travel insurance (with all sorts of catches to the extent that it would cost more than Columbus to provide the same benefits and service So we are staying with Columbus, thanks!

Value, flexibility and service

by , 7 Mar 2012 report review

Columbus Direct travel insurance

Good

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  • Flexibility & Fairness

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Recommended by reedhowey

low annual premium

by , 3 Jul 2013 report review

Columbus Travel

Good

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  • Value for Money

  • Flexibility & Fairness

  • Product Features

Recommended by melmcg

Good service, low prices, no complaints

by , 28 Jun 2013 report review

Columbus travel insurance

Good

  • Customer Service

  • Value for Money

  • Flexibility & Fairness

  • Product Features

Recommended by joshpoyser

One year policy, not had to use

by , 27 Jun 2013 report review

Columbus travel Insurance

Excellent

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  • Value for Money

  • Flexibility & Fairness

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Recommended by nickcal40

very good service and price

by , 27 Jun 2013 report review

worldwide annual policy

Excellent

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  • Value for Money

  • Flexibility & Fairness

  • Product Features

Recommended by wjfm53

Good policy, good price

good price

does not include winter sports

by , 18 Jun 2013 report review

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